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Pearl Jam closed out Belgium's Rock Werchter 2010 festival yesterday with a little help from some feathered friends. As the final closer of a set the guys brought out half of Them Crooked Vultures – drummer Dave Grohl and guitarist Alain Johannes – for a version of Kick Out The Jams by MC5. Wanna see? Go here.
Ion Dissonance have posted the first song, "After Everything That's Happened, What Did You Expect," from their forthcoming album online. The album, Cursed, doesn't hit stores until August 24th, but you can listen to the new song right now, right here.
Rock Radio reports that Beavis and Butthead creator Mike Judge is working on 30 new scripts to bring the dimwitted duo back to MTV. more
The Revolution Music Label is pleased to announce THE release called the Beast Selects Best Metal CD. The CD is to Raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association World Wide. 100% of the proceeds of all Profits will go to MDA. There are many great artists that have donated songs to this project. These artists include Kick Axe, Tommy Vitali, Warmachine, Shangren, Skew Siskin, Angel of the Nightfall, Autumnis, Publik Parking, Agent Cooper, Warpath, Tony Smotherman and many many more artists. Get it here
Billboard reports that Wilco has fulfilled its contract with Nonesuch Records and appears to be launching its own label, according to an interview with Washington, D.C-based newspaper Express. more
Gibson.com has a fun feature where they give you two videos and you battle it out in their comments section to determine the winner. Their latest Throwdown takes a walk on the Wylde side as they pull up two blistering tracks from Zakk Wylde! First up, Zakk steps into Randy Rhoads' vaunted shoes and rips through "Crazy Train." Next up, from The Blessed Hellride, The Bearded One shreds and sings (or is that a special guest?) on "Stillborn." Check it out here
Josh Homme says Queens Of The Stone Age will begin work on a new album later this year. He tells Rolling Stone, "I have ideas already absolutely. It's all about wiggling hips." more
Mutiny Within have parted ways with drummer Bill Fore. Chad Anthony has been announced as the replacement drummer and is scheduled to take part in the band' s upcoming tour with Soilwork. more
Radio stations across the US this weekend will air FMQB Productions' one-hour broadcast special, Inside KoRn III: Remember Who You Are. The special features the band members discussing their hometown of Bakersfield, CA, recording for Roadrunner Records and much more. more
According to Ynet, Ozzy Osbourne and Korn will perform at the Israeli edition of Ozzy's travelling festival, Ozzfest, on September 28 more
Soilwork have announced details regarding plans to tour Australia this upcoming October in support of their new album, 'The Panic Broadcast.' more
According to Virtualfestivals.com, Sonisphere Festival have commissioned music painter Kilford to turn the music of Iron Maiden and Iggy And The Stooges into art as they perform more
Bret Michaels' new solo album Custom Built, will move 25-30k copies its first week in stores according to Hits Double Daily more
Bryan Kienlen of Bouncing Souls announced details about an upcoming split seven inch with Hot Water Music here
Just after confirming a run of shows supporting the Deftones, Baroness have been tapped to open for Metallica on their upcoming trip to Australia. more
Dr. Acula, We Are Defiance, Ender, and Armor For The Broken will be on the road together in August. more
NME reports that Nick Cave's novel The Death Of Bunny Munro is reportedly going to be made into a TV mini-series. Read their report and decide for yourself here.
The latest Parlour to Parlour takes a look at where the Bay Area instrumental duo Silian Rail is at now -- with a new split 7" vinyl single, a new full length album, and a West Coast tour that begins today. Check it out here
Devildriver and Kataklysm have announced dates for their upcoming co-headline tour of the United States, including one Canadian show. more
BW&BK reports that not only will Black Label Society's new album, Order Of The Black, will be premiered on US nationally syndicated radio show Rockline, but the band will also perform live on the show. more -